A DISTINCT PEOPLE – DON’T LOSE YOUR WAY. 2 Cor. 6:14-18. “Distinctness” – Out of Favor. Everything must blend in – Political Correctness. Pressure to conform – from life style to evolution. What we believe – and how firm we are on our “faith” has always set us apart.
2 Cor. 6:14-18
Everything must blend in – Political Correctness.
Pressure to conform – from life style to evolution.
What we believe – and how firm we are on our “faith” has always set us apart.
In 1829 these “errors” were said to set the church of Christ apart.
What do you believe?
Between the Old and New Covenants and hence abolish the Law of Moses.”
Yes, and No.
Law of Moses, and the Old Testament are inspired – just not binding today.
They contained a “time element”. Set to self destruct.
Jer. 31:31 – Heb. 8:8ff
Gal. 3:15, 16, 19.
“We” don’t abolish the Law of Moses, God did.
But – no sabbath worship, no animal sacrifices. No savior in O.T.
Read Hebrews – Better sacrifice, better high priest, better law, better promise
Rom. 7:1-7; 2 Cor. 3; Gal. 4
Terms of salvation in Christ are New Covenant.
To be wrought through the Word alone without any direct operation of the Holy Spirit…”
Calvinism holds that a “totally depraved” person can’t come to truth w/o H.S. changing his heart.
Unconditional election, Limited atonement, Irresistible Grace.
God “opened Lydia’s heart” – Acts 16:14
Yes, but HOW?
Lydia was already a worshipper of God – sound like a totally depraved person?
Holy Spirit “draws people” – John 6:44.
Yes, but read verse 45.
John 3:16 – Whosoever
Matt. 11:28 – All you
Acts 10:34 – no respecter of persons…
All people who are saved are saved in the same manner – truth taught, people responded.
Know what the Bible teaches. Know what you believe